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Karthik’s last-ball six gifts India T20 tri-series title

Dinesh Karthik

By: Sarwar Alam

Wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Karthik hit a last-ball six in his blazing cameo to help India edge out Bangladesh by four wickets and clinch the Twenty20 tri-series title in Colombo on Sunday (18). Karthik hit 29 off just eight balls to get India past their 167-run target in a tense chase of a dramatic final at the R. Premadasa Stadium. Needing 12 to win off the last over, India lost Vijay Shankar on the penultimate ball but Karthik held his nerve to hit Soumya Sarkar for six, triggering wild celebrations in the dressing room. Skipper Rohit Sharma gave the team a blazing start during his 42-ball 56 but…

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